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On the Record / March 18, 2015


SKM Group named Samantha Maroney an account executive and Ryan Spady a graphic designer. Maroney, most recently marketing coordinator at Cannon Design, received her bachelor’s degree from Fordham University. Spady, a graduate of Daemen College, most recently served as a freelance graphic designer.


Tronconi Segarra & Associates promoted William J. Lechowicz to supervising senior accountant in the firm’s accounting and auditing department and Adam P. Ohar to supervising senior accountant in the firm’s tax department. Lechowicz, a CPA, is a 2010 graduate of the University at Buffalo. He previously was employed by the Buffalo office of Ernst & Young. Ohar, a CPA, is also a UB graduate.


EWI appointed Jayson Alvarez a technician for Buffalo Manufacturing Works. Alvarez has 10 years’ experience working as a machinist at a number of Western New York manufacturing facilities.

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In a recent reorganization of the executive team at NCAComp, CEO Kevin Gregory turned over day to day operations of the company to Steve B. Gidwitz, NCAComp’s current president. In addition to Gidwitz, the management team consists of Erin Gregory as vice president, business development and Devon Fik as claims vice president. Gregory will continue in his role as chairman of the board of directors. NCAComp Inc. provides self-insurance programs.


Picone Construction recently completed renovations for WKBW TV’s newsroom. Picone served as design/builder; Silvestri Architects was the architect.


Carwell Products, Buffalo, was awarded a $26,522 federal contract for corrosion preventive compound from the Defense Logistics Agency, Philadelphia.


Title: Monochlorotrifluoropropene compounds and compositions and methods using same

No.: 8,962,707

Inventors: Singh, Rajiv R. (Getzville)

Assignee: Honeywell International (Morristown, N.J.)

Date issued: Feb. 24, 2015


Title: Method for assembling panels of dissimilar materials

No.: 8,959,748

Inventors: Olson, Barry D. (Williamsville)

Assignee: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (Wilmington, Del.)

Date issued: Feb. 24, 2015